News Releases

Jun

11

2021

June 11, 2021

In this Update: General Assembly Terminates Emergency Declaration, Ensures Key Waivers Remain Increasing Community-Based Services in Schools Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Application Deadline Extended Something to Celebrate this Flag Day U.S. Army Marks 246 Years of Defending America General Assembly Terminates Emergency Declaration, Ensures Key Waivers Remain The General Assembly voted this week to end […]   [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) voted today in favor of House Resolution 106, which would terminate Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 emergency declaration as well as House Bill 854, which would ensure critical waivers remain in place to safeguard the health and well-being of Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2021

June 03, 2021

In this Update: Funding Available for Broadband Deployment Projects State Restrictions on Senior Community Centers Relaxed New Law Updates CDL Licensing Requirements Fundraising Option for First Responders, Veterans Groups and Nonprofits Approved by Senate Senate Sends “Motorcycle Lemon Law” to House of Representatives Funding Available for Broadband Deployment Projects   Projects that facilitate the deployment […]   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that the Borough of Jim Thorpe will receive $300,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Blight Remediation Program. The funding was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) on Tuesday.   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee will hold a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to explore government barriers to manufacturing growth and job creation in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon), State Representative Doyle Heffley (R – Carbon) and State Representative Jerry Knowles (R – Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) announced today that 10 projects in Carbon County will receive $733,304 in funding from the Monroe County Local Share Account (LSA) grant program. The funding was approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority.   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that Newport Township will receive $298,870 from the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Blight Remediation Program. The funding was approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

The Senate Finance Committee approved two bills today authored by State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) that will help businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

May

14

2021

May 14, 2021

In this Update:  Senate Approves Plan to Offer Additional Year of Education Due to COVID-19 Senate Acts to Preserve Prescription Drug Assistance for Seniors Measure to Boost Donations for Breast Cancer Research Passed by Senate Tuesday: Emergency Declaration Questions on the Primary Election Ballot PA Set to Transition to New Unemployment Compensation System No Answers […]   [Read More]

May

06

2021

May 06, 2021

In this Update: Plymouth Township Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Exiting Act 47 status Pennsylvanians Can Vote for a Better Emergency Declaration Process May 11 Deadline for Primary Election Mail-in Ballot Applications New Deadline to Obtain REAL ID is May 3, 2023 Senate Gives Final Approval of Living Donor Protection Act Monday Deadline: Funding Available to […]   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon), officials from Plymouth Township and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) held an event today to commemorate the township’s fifth anniversary of exiting Act 47 status.   [Read More]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

Chaired by Senator John Yudichak (I-14), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee took action on a bill today to allow volunteer fire departments, veterans groups and other non-profit agencies to conduct online fundraisers.   [Read More]